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Tax update on Real Estate Funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) webcast - December 8, 2016


In this webcast we will discuss the most recent developments relating to current industry trends and tax developments with respect to Real Estate Funds and REITs.

Current Developments for Real Estate Industry webcast - December 7, 2016


In this webcast we will discuss current accounting developments for the real estate industry.

Asset Management Update webcast - October 13, 2016


In this webcast we will discuss current accounting developments for the asset management industry.

In brief: FASB proposes accounting changes for long-duration contracts of insurers


FASB exposure draft on long-duration contracts proposes significant changes to liability and DAC models for insurers

Banking on change: How to respond to new expectations for audit committees


Regulators are expecting more from bank audit committees. Providing strong guidance and oversight is critical.

In brief: Proposal may change premium amortization period on callable debt securities


The FASB issued an exposure draft to amend the amortization period for callable debt securities purchased at a premium.

Cyber: New York regulator moves the goalposts


DFS’s cyber proposal could hold directors and officers personally liable for noncompliance.

Cyber: Regulators putting market infrastructure to the test


The CFTC’s final rule relaxes earlier proposed testing requirements, but challenges remain.

The quarter close: Directors edition Q3 2016


This quarterly publication is designed to keep directors informed about the latest accounting and financial reporting issues.

In brief: Hedge accounting: significant changes exposed for comment


Changes proposed by the FASB may simplify application of the hedge accounting model and may allow for additional hedge strategies.